U.S. Census Quick Facts for Franklin County
Ad Valorem Millage rate 12.9 mills
Local option Gas Tax $.05
All Franklin County residents may register to vote with the Supervisor of Elections at the County Courthouse 33 Market Street, Apalachicola. Mail-in Florida Voter Registration Application Forms are available. There is no residency waiting period. Call (850) 653-9520 for more information. You can also visit the Carrabelle Courthouse Annex, 1647 Hwy. 98 East, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Closed 12-1 for lunch). Phone number 850-697-3262.
Florida Driver’s Licenses must be obtained at the County Courthouse in Crawfordville (850-926-8371) or in Port St. Joe.
Automobile license plates are available from the Franklin County Tax Collector’s Office in the County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola. Proof of ownership and insurance is required. Vehicle titles must be changed before you get your Florida driver’s license. Call (850) 653-9323 for more information. You can also visit the Carrabelle Courthouse Annex, 1647 Hwy. 98 East, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Closed 12-1 for lunch). Phone number 850-697-3262.
Franklin County Public Library system has branches in:
Eastpoint (850) 670-8151
Carrabelle (850) 697-2366
Apalachicola Program Center (850) 653-2784
Apalachicola Municipal Library (850) 653-8436
Wilderness Coast Library Bookmobile (850) 926-4571